Exhibition on Screen, Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition
October 12, 2023
Directed by David Bickerstaff, running time: 90 minutes
Exhibition on Screen
is offering access to the world’s greatest institutions and leading international art experts, each film is a cinematic journey into the personal and creative lives of history’s best-loved artists.
In the spring of 2023, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam opened its doors to the largest Vermeer exhibition in history. The show sold out within days of going on sale. This film offers you the chance to experience the exhibition of the century on the big screen.
With loans from across the world, this major retrospective brings together Vermeer’s most famous masterpieces including Girl with a Pearl Earring
, The Geographer
, The Milkmaid
, The Little Street
, Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid
, and Woman Holding a Balance
. In all, 28 of his surviving 35 works.
This film invites audiences to a privileged view of the exhibition, accompanied by the director of the Rijksmuseum and the curators of the show. A truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the genius of Vermeer and his fascinating and mysterious life.
Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers at the Museum.
This series of Exhibition on Screen
is presented in partnership with McConnell Arts Center, Gateway Film Center, and Columbus Museum of Art. We are excited to present art documentaries at each location with this partnership.